Phenia Hovsepyan was born in Yerevan, Armenia, and lived in Moscow, Russia as a child, before immigrating to Los Angeles, CA with her parents. She completed her undergraduate coursework at the University of Souther California Annenberg School for Communications and Journalism, and afterwards spent time traveling and writing in Western Europe. Before coming to Notre Dame, Phenia worked as a legal assistant in a boutique law firm in Los Angeles. She spent her 1L summer as a summer associate at Miller Johnson, in Grand Rapids, MI, and will be working as 2L summer associate at O’Melveny & Myers’ Los Angeles office. Phenia loves to cook and is passionate about the arts.